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Tim Geithner's Amazing Legacy In One Chart

• Business Insider

Geithner will be the subject of LOTS of discussions in the coming days, months, and years, as he presided over one of America's most turbulent economic times.

There will be a lot of second-guessing, of course, but for our money Tim Geithner had an amazing run, and it can be shown in one chart, which shows the pace of jobs recoveries of various financial crisis throughout the globe and history.

The chart comes from Oregon economist Josh Lehner, and as you can see, the US has had a remarkable jobs comeback compared to almost every other financial crisis. Despite the weak economy, the red line (the US jobs recovery) has gone faster than just about any other country's comeback